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Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL13937, tabled on 20 February 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will review the shale gas fracking regulations.

Answered on

27 February 2019

The Traffic Light System for monitoring induced seismicity was introduced after consideration of advice from three scientists, following operations at Cuadrilla’s Preese Hall site in 2011. The level of magnitude 0.5 at which operators must pause operations, was set in consultation with industry as an appropriate precautionary measure. There are no plans to review the traffic light system.